Head Start - Head Start is a free preschool program for children that are 3 or 4 years old by September 30th. Every child receives a variety of learning experiences that foster intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Parent engagement and participation is an essential part of this program. All centers are licensed by the Ohio Deptartment of Job & Family Services. There is also a home-based option for qualifying 3 or 4-year-old children. This option includes weekly home visits, and bi-weekly socializations with other families and children, which are designed to enchance the child's development.
educational play/academic instruction
development of language, conversation, and socialization
nutritious meals and snacks
dental prevention services
inclusion of children with special needs
developmental, hearing, vision, and nutrition screenings
family engagement-building relationships and giving opportunities for parents to be involved in the program
Step Up To Quality is Ohio's Five-tiered quality rating and improvement system for licensed learning and development programs. Step Up To Qualtiy recognizes learning and development programs that exceed licensing health and safety standards. Supports and incentives are available to assist programs in achieving and maintaining a Star Rating. All 8 Adams-Brown Head Start centers have achieved a 5 star rating, the highest rating you can earn.
Head Start 937-378-6041 Ext. 245 800-553-7393 Ext. 245
Early Intervention Brown County 937-378-6041 Ext. 291 800-553-7393 Ext. 291
Non-discrimination Statement In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or 2. fax:(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or 3. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.